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Aug 18, 2013 6:00am EDT
was conservative, hoped he was. the president, george h.w. bush did, then he turned out not to be and the mantra was not more suitors. they're making sure that they know the pedigree much more deeply before they nominate somebody so that they're not going to change. clarence thomas said i ain't evolving. so far he hasn't really. [laughter] >> speaking of not evolving is a concern i have. we're very interested in media law and where the court may go on media law, including these technologies we're talking about. court might not be as comfortable with it. i know i have a worry that down the road there may be bad law made by justices who aren't as comfortable with the technologies, they're comfortable with say television or radio but maybe snot internet. do any of you share these concerns or see issues arising on this? >> i think they have those oncerns. i did a column last week where the justices said that they don't really understand very well these technology issues and that they know they have to deal with cell phone capabilities and easier ways to track people without having a cop follow them
Aug 18, 2013 12:00am EDT
for nbc news for the past 20 years and prior to that, he was assistant secretary defense in the george h.w. bush administration. and tony morrow at the end who covers it court for the national law journal. prior to that, he was a reporter for legal times, a reporter for "usa today. he's been on the court beat since 1979. but first, i want to introduce terry towner who is in the middle of all of these reporters. she is here because -- she's an academic from oakland university and studies things that are quite relevant to the particular panel. one is the supreme court and the press. and the other is the role of the new media. so we'll start with professor towner and then after she finishes her presentation, then we'll go down the line from tony on. and then after they make their presentations, we will open it up for questions from the audience. so, tara? >> thank you, richard, thank you for inviting me. i'm terry towner from oakland university located in rochester, michigan. i specialize in american politics and medium politics. this is one of the reasons i'm here. and particularly my rese
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